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Psalm 46:10

Cease Striving

Cease Striving

I, the Lover of your soul, understand you perfectly and love you eternally. Dear Jesus, I’m thankful it is my soul You love, rather than my appearance or performance. So often, I’m dissatisfied with both of these, especially when I make them my focus. I’m grateful for Your perfect understanding, since I sometimes feel misunderstood or simply overlooked. Help me

Green Pastures and Quiet Waters

When you walk through a day with childlike delight, savoring every blessing, you proclaim your trust in Me: your ever-present Shepherd.  Dear Jesus, I would love to go through my days with childlike delight — enjoying every blessing You provide. However, I am rarely that lighthearted. Oh, I have my moments: times when I rejoice

Philippians 4-8

Think on These Things

  I am ever so near you, hovering over your shoulder, reading every thought. People think that thoughts are fleeting and worthless, but yours are precious to Me. Dear Jesus, This is glorious—yet disconcerting! My thinking is not only the part of me that feels most hidden and secret; it is also the most difficult

Reliance on Me

Although self-sufficiency is acclaimed in the world, reliance on Me produces abundant living in My kingdom. Dear Jesus, Walking to the world’s tempo is tempting at times. The desire to blend in can be both subtle and powerful. Self-sufficiency is certainly promoted in the world, sometimes to the point of self-deification. Though I don’t really

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